Are You Prepared for Hurricane Season?

“For those of us that have been raised here and grew up, this is an important reminder” - Francisco Sanchez

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Aug. 15, 2017Office of Council Member Ellen Cohen

Deadline Approaching: Home Elevation Grant Opportunity

City of Houston is asking homeowners whose homes have flooded for information so we can apply for grants to elevate homes.

The City of Houston, in partnership with the Texas Water Development Board, would like to submit a grant application on behalf of interested homeowners to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA). This grant will request funds to elevate flood-prone homes. The deadline for homeowners to submit their information to the City of Houston is Friday, August 25, 2017 at 5 p.m. Continue Reading »

Aug. 4, 2017Office of Council Member Ellen Cohen

This Week at City Hall

This Week: minimum lot size designations; CASE for Kids City ConnectionsWhite Linen Night in the Heights

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Jul. 28, 2017Office of Council Member Ellen Cohen

This Week at City Hall

This week: Construction to Begin on Flood-Damaged Meyerland Homes Council Committee on Quality of Life Materials Available Online; METRONext initiative Continue Reading »

Jul. 25, 2017Office of Council Member Ellen Cohen

Security Solutions for Meyerland Apartments

Mayor Pro Tem Cohen hosted a meeting with leadership from the Houston Police Department, the newly-formed Greater Meyerland Super Neighborhood #31, the Jewish Community Center, the Nob Hill Apartment Complex, and the Villages at Meyerland Apartment Complex regarding the ongoing public safety concerns at and surrounding those properties. Continue Reading »